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What types of chemistry courses are accepted?
The two different chemistry courses can be any type of chemistry and one course must have a lab component. They cannot be two introductory chemistry courses. There is no time limit on coursework, it is up to you if you feel like you need a refresher course.
Can I transfer any graduate courses I have previously taken?
No, Keiser University does not accept transfer credit for this program.
How long is the program?
The program is 28 months long.
I have ICU experience, but no longer work in ICU. Is this acceptable?
You must have current ICU experience. If you have been out of the ICU more than two years, we will talk with you individually about your experience.
Is the program accredited?
Yes, the program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
What are the curriculum requirements?
The curriculum is a “front-loaded’ curriculum. This means that the majority of the didactic course work is taken during the first 12 months. The last 16 months are focused on gaining clinical experience. The last semester contains a 3 credit hour seminar, which is designed to prepare the student to take the National Certification Exam.
Where are the clinical sites?
The nurse anesthesia program provides a variety of clinical experiences to fulfill the requirements for graduation. Students will rotate to various clinical settings to include in-patient and out-patient settings in Florida. Click here to view our clinical sites.
What types of clinical experiences will I receive?
The Keiser University student receives all types of case types, which are needed for graduation. These include cardiac, intracranial, pediatrics, obstetrics, regional anesthesia, and invasive line insertion.
How do I apply?
We have an application packet that can be accessed on our website.
When is the application deadline?
Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a rolling basis until the incoming spring or fall class is full. Early application is encouraged.
If accepted into the program does Keiser University require a deposit?
Yes, if you are accepted into the program, a non-refundable deposit of $1,500 is required, which will be applied toward your first semester tuition.
For further questions, please call the Keiser University Naples campus at (239) 513-1135.